In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Edlington like this:
EDLINGTON, a parish in Doncaster district, W. R. Yorkshire; 2½ miles SE of Conisbrough r. station and 4¾ SE by S of Doncaster. Post town, Conisbrough, under Rotherham. Acres, 1, 727. Real property, £2, 314. Pop., 149. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of York. Value, £260. Patron,-B. Wrightson, Esq. The church is ancient and good; and has a Norman arch, a square tower, and a memorial window, -the last of two lights, representing Christ's baptism and the last supper, and placed in it in 1859.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Edlington, in Doncaster and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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